Competes with: Audi RS 5, Lexus RC F, Mercedes-AMG C63
Looks like: We’re really doing this, huh, BMW?
Powertrain: Twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six-cylinder; 473 horsepower and 406 pounds-feet of torque in base models, 503 hp and 479 pounds-feet in Competition models; six-speed manual (base only) or eight-speed automatic transmission; rear- (base, Competition) or all-wheel (Competition) drive
Hits dealerships: March 2021 for base and RWD Competition models; summer 2021 for AWD Competition
BMW announced the redesigned 2021 4 Series coupe in June 2020, while its 3 Series sedan sibling’s updates were announced earlier — much earlier, in fact, when it debuted at the 2018 Paris Motor Show as a 2019 model. But we’ve had to wait until now to see the full-bore M3 and M4 performance versions, which aren’t to be confused with the M340 and M440 models (high-performance, if not highest performance, cars).